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November 2016

Sailfish OS 2.0

November 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sailfish OS 2.0 is a new smartphone operating system that was developed by Jolla, a Finnish company. According to ZDNet, it was selected by Russia for their government [...]

New Video Research Shows the Future

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s possible to see what will happen in the future, by imaging the present. The algorithm used to do this was invented by MIT CSAIL. It generates footage with two [...]

New Aerial Footage of Apple Campus 2

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Apple’s new campus is still under construction. Here’s the latest footage from an aerial drone: Here’s a description of the campus from Wikipedia: It is in [...]

Smart Socks Track Diabetic Health

November 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Siren Care invented socks that can detect inflammation by measuring temperature. The socks contain temperature sensors. When there’s an injury, the temperature [...]

AI Gadget for Household Chores

November 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rokid is a smart home device that can perform household chores. It recognizes voice and gesture commands. It also delivers on-demand information and entertainment. Rokid was [...]

Spokeless Cyclotron Smart Bike

November 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

There’s a spokeless, hubless smart bike on Kickstarter.  It’s made of space-grade carbon fiber and it is connected to a smartphone app. Here’s a list of [...]

Must-Have Tech Products

November 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here are three tech items to get this holiday season. 1. HP Pavilion Wave This is a cylindrical PC with a woven exterior. The exterior woven material is designed for [...]

Stabilizer Sticks for Smartphones

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

FlowMotion One is a smartphone stabilizer that can be worn or used as a handheld device. There’s three devices in one – an extendable carbon pole, a smart handle [...]

Zero-Shot Translation

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Most translation websites require the user to input a word to translate. For example, a Portuguese word is translated into English, and an English word is translated into [...]

Online Shark Tracker Keeps Track of Sharks

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Before swimming in the ocean, check Ocearch for any sharks in the water. Ocearch tracks sharks that have been tagged with trackers and displays them on a map. A shark named [...]

Request a Car Wash with Your Smartphone

November 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

There’s an app that lets drivers request a car wash from any location in Tampa and Orlando. It’s called Washe. It’s free to download from the App Store and [...]

New Adidas Shoe Made of Synthetic Silk

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

AMSilk is a German company that manufactures synthetic silk. Along with shoe company Adidas, they created the first synthetic-silk concept shoe called Futurecraft Biofabric. [...]

Neuromorphic Chips Made of FPGAs

November 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

FPGAs are field programmable gate arrays. They can be used to mimic how neurons and synapses operate. Researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville are creating a [...]

There’s a Flying Taxi

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Air Mule is an autonomous taxi that can fly. It was developed by Urban Aeronautics. Its first flight took place in January, but today was its most significant day. It [...]

Samsung Buys Harman; Gets Infotainment System

November 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Harman is a leading provider of infotainment systems for cars. Samsung purchased the company for $8 billion dollars in cash. It sounds like a good investment considering that [...]

SwiftKey App Update for Android

November 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

In the latest update for the keyboard app SwiftKey, there are new keyboard layouts including the QWERTZ Swiss French keyboard and the QWERTZ extended layout for Swiss German [...]
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